Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Learning and Teaching (Further and Adult Education)

Students accepted onto the course normally have already achieved an Honours degree, or its professional equivalent, and they are normally expected to be working in a learning and teaching role in either the public or private sectors; students who successfully complete 2 modules (planning and managing learning, and assessment in post-compulsory education) may be eligible to register for membership of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree or its equivalent; applicants who can demonstrate degree equivalence through their professional practice and hold either a postgraduate Certificate in Education or a Certificate in Education.

Course modules

Modules include: access and widening participation in post-compulsory education; developing assessment for learning; effective electronic learning facilitation; learning and teaching using learning technologies; research methodology for learning and teaching; independent learning module; online learning and learners; online tutoring and facilitation; postgraduate supervision; the changing policy context of further, adult and higher education; investigating education through research; postgraduate major project.

Assessment methods

Variable methods of assessment are used depending on the modules selected; there are no examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Part-time £ 4,249 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East

Key information

Anglia Ruskin Contact Centre
Telephone number: 
0845 271 3333